Nungesser told the students, “When I heard about the great honor that y’all received in being selected, I wanted to make the trip up here personally to tell you how proud I am as a Louisianan and as your lieutenant governor of the school and of the band.
“I would just like to say ‘thank you’ to the Sheriff’s Office and all the members that worked so hard to put this together,” said Zac Palmer, Store Director, Brookshire’s in Benton. “We’re just honored to be a part of it and glad to work with the Sheriff’s Office to help the community in this way.
Why are these grants so important to the Foundation? “We just think it’s very important that their mother was very involved in the community and teaching, and (they) really wanted to give back to the teachers, so this would be something very near and dear to her heart, and it brings us all joy,” said Chris Bailey, a member of the board.
Agents were patrolling public roads near Plain Dealing around 9 p.m. when they saw Vaughn operating a vehicle and spotlighting the ditches and fields on the sides of the road. Agents stopped the vehicle and found Vaughn and the 16- year-old in possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, a .
In this latest scam, residents are called by someone claiming to be a deputy marshal with the U.S. Marshals Service. The would-be thief tells the unsuspecting person that he or she needs to come to the federal courthouse to meet them to pay a fine to avoid arrest.
Presented by The Real Cowboy Association, the National Black Rodeo Finals will feature cowboys from Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Oklahoma competing in events including bull riding, barrel racing, steer wrestling, team roping and more in ladies, men and junior divisions.